Sleep Apnea is a breathing disorder that is defined by brief pauses of breathing during sleep. Experts estimate that as many as 18 million Americans suffer from this condition.
Types of Sleep ApneaThere are two types of sleep apnea, obstructive and central. If a person suffers from a combination of both types, they are said to have "mixed" sleep apnea. Detailed information about each form of sleep apnea can be found by following the links below.
Sleep Apnea Information In Depth
If you suspect that you or a loved one may be suffering from sleep apnea, please discuss treatment options with your doctor. This condition is fairly easy to treat and can make a big difference in your quality of life.